Costing the Earth

Costing the Earth

Por BBC Radio 4
En Costing the Earth

Bristol: Green Capital?

Bristol has been named as Europe's Green Capital for 2015. Tom Heap finds out if local people will see real...

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The Ice in Iceland

Iceland is warming faster than most countries, two to four times faster than the global average temperature rise. A...

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Taming Australia

Australian Premier, Tony Abbott is determined to develop his Northern Territory. With the enormous markets of...

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Arctic Future

The melting sea ice of the Arctic creates opportunities and threats for the people and wildlife of the region. This...

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Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Despite being protected on paper, many of the world's and the UK's rare plants and flowers are being targeted by...

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Making a Splash

Tom Heap meets Darren Reynolds, a health and environment professor, who has developed a mini treatment plant that can...

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Scuba Squad: Cleaning the Ocean

Cleaning the ocean floor, one dive at a time. Miranda Krestovnikoff reports from the sea bed as she joins a new...

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Saving the Caribbean

The small islands of the Caribbean are acutely vulnerable to rising sea levels and a potential increase in the...

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A Decade of Fracking

After a decade of fracking, communities in Texas are still arguing about the pros and cons of the shale gas industry....

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Power to the People

There's no doubt that 'People Power' can transform a community, when keen volunteers come together to collectively...

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El Nino: Driving the Planet's Weather

Meteorologist, Peter Gibbs investigates the global impact of the weather phenomenon El Nino. Forecasts predict El...

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When Mosquitoes Attack!

Jheni Osman investigates whether the threat of mosquito-borne disease is moving closer to home in the UK. She joins...

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Texan Drought

Whilst many parts of the United States have suffered drought this summer, for Texas it's been going on for years....

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The Diesel Decade

The air quality in our towns and cities has remained stubbornly filthy over the last ten years despite tightening...

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Britain's Overseas Wildlife

Britain's Overseas Territories from the Caribbean to the Falkland Islands contain a treasure trove of wildlife. A new...

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Energy Storage

Massive batteries? Compressing or liquefying air? Moving gravel uphill on ski lifts? Tom Heap looks at some of the...

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The Future of Our Food

Costing the Earth debates one of the most important issues facing the planet that affects all of us: Where will our...

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Chemical Weapons: 100 Years On

With the end of April being the deadline for Syria's President Assad to sacrifice his entire arsenal of chemical...

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Power of Scotland

Scotland is the principal source of Britain's renewable energy as well as its oil and gas. What would independence...

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Living It Small

Did you have a tree house or a den as a child and think you could happily live there? What is the smallest space you...

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